Iraq

Norway: Unwelcome Extremist

Deutsche Welle 31 March 2015

In Norway, an Iraqi Islamist is keeping the entire country on tenterhooks. The man, who calls himself Mullah Krekar, was granted asylum in Norway in 1991, but in the meantime has

 

Caliphate Under Pressure: Is Islamic State in Trouble in Iraq?

Spiegel Online 27 March 2015
By Susanne Koelbl and Christoph Reuter

The trip from Baghdad to Tikrit remains extremely dangerous. There may be bombs planted along the road and snipers occasionally lurk nearby. As such, nobody knows for sure which

 

The Islamic State Recruited 400 Child Soldiers in 3 Months

The Clarion Project 27 March 2015

Over the last three months the Islamic State has recruited some 400 child soldiers, according to a Syrian monitor group. It calls them the ‘Cubs of the Caliphate’ thematically in keeping

 

Are Pakistani Christian and Hindu women daughters of a lesser God?

Daily O 25 March 2015
By Ahmar Mustikhan

After ISIS fighters overran Yazidi villages in Iraq's Sinjar region last fall reports surfaced of massive scale of sexual slavery of Yazidi women that shook the world's conscience, but the

 

Islamic State Executions: ISIS Stones Couple For Adultery In Latest Public Killings Over Social Crimes

International Business Times 25 March 2015
By Cristina Silva

Islamic State group fighters fatally stoned a man and woman accused of adultery in Iraq Tuesday in a public square in the northern city of Mosul, the New York Times reported. The

 

Australian Islamic School Teaches ISIS is a Western Conspiracy

Daily Mail Online 25 March 2015
By Sarah Dean

A principal has claimed radicalisation is not a problem at his Islamic school because he tells pupils that the Islamic State death cult is manufactured by Western countries. Al-Taqwa

 

What Islamic State really wants (and how to stop it)

10News.dk 20 March 2015

Bleeding them by continuous bombings and "droning” their leaders, while at the same time walling them in until the only people they can kill are their own, is probably the best

 

Medieval Fantasies? Islamic State Pursues Apocalyptic Logic

SPIEGEL 20 March 2015
By Georg Diez

Islamic State is making headlines by destroying historical artifacts in Iraq. But far from being an expression of medieval nihilism, the campaign on culture is a strategy aimed

 

ISIS HAS 'SNOWBALLED:' 20,000 fighters from 90 countries have joined in combat

Catholic Online 18 March 2015

The Islamic State, the terrorist organization that has overrun the nations of Syria and Iraq, has had a very worrisome uptick in membership. According to CIA Director John

 

Islamic State and the Destruction of Iraq's Historical Heritage

AINA 18 March 2015
By Siamak Nooraei

In late February, Islamic State (IS) destroyed ancient artifacts at Mosul Museum and bulldozed the ancient city of Nimrud in Iraq. As Iraqi forces -- backed by Shi'a

 

ISIS executes 9 more in propaganda video

WND 18 March 2015

The Islamic State released a new propaganda film over the weekend showing the execution of nine men accused of spying at unknown locations in Syria and Iraq, according to a

 

“Brooklyn man” funds travel for ISIS

Money Jihad 16 March 2015

As if “Brooklyn” is the best adjective that could have been selected to help explain Abror Habibov’s motive and background. Habibov is actually an Uzbek with an expired visa

 

Canadian Imams In Anti-ISIS Fatwa: ISIS Was Created By Western Interests To Remove Syrian Government; Joining It Is A Mortal Sin

Right Side News 16 March 2015

On March 11, 2015, the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada, a Calgary-based body headed by Imam Syed Soharwardy, issued a 'historic fatwa' against joining the Islamic State (ISIS).

 

Islam's Troubled Historic Record and Dome of the Rock

Right Side News 16 March 2015
By Tom Wallace and Shahram Hadian

Today, with Dr. Janosik's help, we are going to share a different perspective on the history of Islam. Those of you who follow this ministry are familiar with the traditional teachings on the

 

Internet gaffe by US government as UK extremist's sharia law photo used in free speech ad

Daily Mail Online 16 March 2015
By Martin Beckford and Abul Taher

The US government has made a bizarre internet gaffe by posting a British Muslim extremist’s photograph of veiled women calling for sharia law, citing it as an inspirational

 

Islamic State flags again displayed in Bosnian village

b92 16 March 2015

The police are still looking for the IS flags and the persons who put them up in the same village in early February. A photograph taken on Tuesday and posted on social

 

EU ministers beef up anti-terror measures

The Telegraph 16 March 2015
By John Thor Dahlburg

European countries agreed Thursday to begin giving extra scrutiny this summer to travelers who meet criteria indicating they could be terrorists or Muslim foreign

 

Turkish FM: Spy from anti-Islamic State coalition helped UK girls enter Syria

Jerusalem Post 13 March 2015

Turkey said on Thursday it had caught a spy working for a country in the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State who had helped three British girls cross into Syria to join the insurgent

 

Why are young Australians being drawn to Islamic State?

ABC Online 13 March 2015
By Paul Donoughue and Lucy Fahey

In Sydney, two teenagers try to board a plane to the Middle East to fight for Islamic State. In Melbourne, friends and family of Jake Bilardi, the teenager suspected of carrying out

 

Going Islamisant on Marriage

American Thinker 12 March 2015
By Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison

We have previously argued that President Obama’s policies in foreign policy are Islamisant (iss-lam-i-ZONT). That is, we do not say he is Islamic, or Islamist, to be sure. What we argue

 
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